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Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Sekonic L-858D Light Meter Review

Last summer I replaced my trusty Sekonic L-758Cine light meter with the new L-858D model. The 858D features a mix of physical buttons and a touchscreen UI, and…

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

ART OF THE SHOT: The DP of “The Fosters” Kees Van Oostrum, ASC

He is the current President of the American Society of Cinematographers and at times he shoots on the Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K for  Freeform/ABC “The Fosters.&#8221…

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

Source Four Leko Tips & Tricks

One of the light fixtures that I often use is the ETC Source Four Ellipsoidal, or leko. If you aren’t familiar with them, this particular type of ellipsoidal…

Roger Deakins and His New Website

Roger Deakins and His New Website

After years Roger Deakins ASC, BSC, CBE updates his website. Updates include a new “look at lighting plans.”&nbsp…

Shooting The Holiday Blockbuster: “The Force Awakens” and the History of Star Wars

Shooting The Holiday Blockbuster: “The Force Awakens” and the History of Star Wars

Now that “The Force Awakens” the latest entry in George Lucas’ epic series has been released, here is a brief history of the cinematographers behind the &#8220…

Shooting the Holiday Blockbuster: “Creed” and the Evolution of the Fight Scene

Shooting the Holiday Blockbuster: “Creed” and the Evolution of the Fight Scene

 As this holiday greets the release of the latest entry in the “Rocky” franchise, “Creed,” we examine the evolution of the fight scene. &nbsp…

Shooting the Holiday Blockbuster: Jo Willems and “MockingJay – Part 2”

Shooting the Holiday Blockbuster: Jo Willems and “MockingJay – Part 2”

Hot off the release of the final installment of the popular “Hunger Games” film series, we examine the cinematography of “Mockingjay, Part 2&#8221…

Sony FS5: 4K Hands on Video

Sony FS5: 4K Hands on Video

The production team at Adorama try out the new Sony FS5 professional camcorder…

The 2015 Holiday Buying Guide for the Filmmaker

The 2015 Holiday Buying Guide for the Filmmaker

The holidays are nearly here, and if you have a filmmaker you are shopping for you, may be stumped as to what you should get for them.  Well fear…

Shooting The Holiday Blockbuster: Hoyte van Hoytema and “Spectre”

Shooting The Holiday Blockbuster: Hoyte van Hoytema and “Spectre”

Since ‘tis the season of the Holiday blockbuster, I thought I’d examine the craftsmen behind some of the more anticipated films being released this time of the year. And…